A terminally ill girl named Himari Takakura is miraculously saved from death by a strange spirit who resides in a penguin-shaped hat. However, in exchange for extending her life, the spirit tasks Himari's brothers, Kanba and Shōma, to seek out an elusive item known as the Penguin Drum with assistance from a trio of strange penguins.

  1. 几原邦彦


Series Cast

  1. Miho Arakawa

    Miho Arakawa

    Himari Takakura,

    24 Episodes

  2. Ryohei Kimura

    Ryohei Kimura

    Shouma Takakura,

    24 Episodes

  3. Akira Ishida

    Akira Ishida

    Keiju Tabuki,

    24 Episodes

  4. Yui Horie

    Yui Horie

    Masako Natsume,

    24 Episodes

  5. Marie Miyake

    Marie Miyake

    Hikari Utada, Ringo Oginome,

    24 Episodes

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Last Season


Season 1

2011 | 24 Episodes

Season 1 of Penguindrum premiered on July 3, 2011.

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Original Name 輪るピングドラム

Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese

Runtime 25m



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